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Treweek Early Origins



The surname Treweek was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Penzance. Cornwall was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany and Wales than to England. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon, Somerset and Dorset.

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Treweek Spelling Variations


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Treweek Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Treweek, Trewick, Treweeks and others.

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Treweek Early History


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Treweek Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Treweek research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1275 is included under the topic Early Treweek History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Treweek Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Treweek Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Treweek Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Treweek Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicholas Treweek, who went to America in 1743

Treweek Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Richard Treweek went to America in 1804
  • J. Treweek is recorded as having moved to San Francisco in 1851
  • J Treweek, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • T Treweek, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

Treweek Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Treweek arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Theresa" in 1847
  • Walter Treweek, aged 21, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Marion"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Treweek (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Treweek (post 1700)



  • Bernie Treweek (1914-1957), Australian rules footballer who played from 1934 to 1940
  • Rachel Treweek (1963-2015), née Montgomery, a British Anglican priest, Bishop of Gloucester since 2015
  • Hazel Treweek OAM, MBE, born Hazel Elizabeth Logue, an Australian academic, teacher and Shakespearean scholar, wife of Ath Treweek
  • George Treweek (1905-1991), Australian rugby league footballer who played from 1926 to 1930, representing the Australia National Team (1928-1930)
  • Lieutenant Colonel Athanasius Pryor "Ath" Treweek (1911-1995), Australian academic, ling Uist, mathematician and code-breaker during World War II

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Treweek Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    The Treweek Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Treweek Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 7 July 2015 at 08:04.

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